Carol P. Christ Quotes on god

In my book I specifically discussed the structural nature of injustice and offered Nine Touchstones of Goddess ethics as an alternative to the Ten Commandments of Biblical religion... view

By: Carol P. Christ

The simplest and most basic meaning of the symbol of the Goddess is the acknowledgment of the legitimacy of female power as a beneficent and independent power... view

By: Carol P. Christ

Throughout the years, many Christian women have told me of their great respect for the bravery and courage evident in my work, perhaps even gesturing to their own Isis earrings or a Nile River Goddess pendants... view

By: Carol P. Christ

Why does everyone cling to the masculine imagery and pronouns even though they are a mere linguistic device that has never meant that God is male?.. view

By: Carol P. Christ

The Goddess of Old Europe and Ancient Crete represented the unity of life in nature, delight in the diversity of form, the powers of birth, death and regeneration... view

By: Carol P. Christ

Our great symbol for the Goddess is the moon, whose three aspects reflect the three stages in women's lives and whose cycles of waxing and waning coincide with women's menstrual cycles... view

By: Carol P. Christ

In Goddess religion death is not feared, but is understood to be a part of life, followed by birth and renewal... view

By: Carol P. Christ

If we do no mean that God is male when we use masculine pronouns and imagery, then why should there be any objections to using female imagery and pronouns as well?.. view

By: Carol P. Christ

After much diligent research, aided by other women, I gradually came to understand that beneath the familiar Goddesses of the patriarchy, there is a much more ancient Goddess... view

By: Carol P. Christ

At first the ancient images of the Goddess did not interest me... view

By: Carol P. Christ